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Roman bridge in Torre de Dona Chama

An initiative of the “Dona Flâmula”, an association for the protection of the heritage of Torre de Dona Chama, in collaboration with the Freguesia of Torre de Dona Chama and the Municipality of Mirandela, the Roman bridge over the Tuela River has finally now an informative plaque (since June 2020) describing the importance of the almost forgotten National Monument. Here are some photos kindly sent by António Reimão.

This bridge also known as “Ponte da Pedra” is one the best preserved Roman bridges in the Portuguese territory and it still use today by the national road EN 206 (!).

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View o the arches
The holes to grab and place stones using a forfex.